Winston County Sheriff's deputies are searching for a former Florida law enforcement officer wanted for arson.

Deputies say 43 year old Charles William Heavner of Hackelburg tried to get into the Marshall Durbin office on County Road 20 just after nine this morning but was locked out. {}They say he tried kicking open the door before dousing the building in gasoline and igniting it. The only damage to the concrete building was from smoke and an awning was burned. The employees inside at the time were not injured. Heavner left the scene in a blue Honda SUV before deputies arrived. {}Deputies say his mother's farm used to provide poultry to the company. He had two prior felonies from Florida where he worked in law enforcement.He is not considered to be armed and dangerous.